Technology

Bettingmetrics aims for ‘higher learning’ with £150k seed investment

Industry start-up Bettingmetrics has announced a major ‘enterprise goal’ having secured £150,000 in seed investment, supported by London venture capital fund RLC Ventures. Founded in 2016 by the engineering team of Martin Grozev (CEO) and Slavomir Semov, Bettingmetics (Bettingmetrics.com) seeks to revolutionise betting tutorials, creating a marketplace where punters can exchange wagering tips, knowledge and advice. In their enterprise mandate, …

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ECOMMPAY – GATE2025 proves its year-1 capacity beyond expectations

Digital payments solutions provider ECOMMPAY is celebrating a successful year-1 for its GATE2025 tailored payment platform, designed for sports betting and igaming operators Launched ahead of World Cup Russia 2018, ECOMMPAY details that GATE2025 has delivered ‘beyond all expectations’, with the its payment stack being able to processes 1 billion daily transactional requests. The payment platform has been designed to …

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iGaming Academy launches US-focused elearning courses

A series of ‘elearning’ courses have been rolled out by iGaming Academy in a bid to teach individuals about the online sports betting market across the US, outlining the key principles that constitute a successful sportsbook. Offering regulatory information on New Jersey, West Virginia, Mississippi, Pennsylvania and Nevada, the compliance and skill training provider will offer a flagship US Online …

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bet365 backs Kubernetes to deliver optimal deployment environment

Continuing its principal stance on developing its in-house proprietary platform and operating systems, bet365 has chosen to back opensource architectural and containment programming language Kubernetes. Widely considered as the world’s biggest volume sportsbook, bet365 is set to back its development and deployment teams with a new Kubernetes built ‘containerised production application’. Engaging with Kubernetes, bet365 details that it will be able …

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UK government moves to implement new ‘duty of care’ tech policy

Working with the Home Office, The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sports (DCMS) has today published it’s joint  ‘Online Harms White Paper’ – outlining the UK government’s intent on better monitoring and regulating all UK digital enterprises. Propositioned last May, the UK government intends to put forward a ‘duty of care mandate’ for all technology/digital incumbents ensuring consumer safety …

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Kambi appoints ‘strategy pro’ Cecilia Wachtmeister as Business VP

Stockholm-listed sports betting platform and software supplier Kambi Group Plc has confirmed the appointment of current board member Cecilia Wachtmeister as Executive Vice President of Business and Group Functions. A seasoned executive in tech enterprise and commercial development strategies, Wachtmeister has formerly advised the Kambi board since 2017. Wachtmeister is the former VP of Global Account management for Sony Mobile (2016-2018)and ten-year …

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DAZN nears entire data offload to Vista Equity

As anticipated by media observers, DAZN (formerly Perform Group) is reported to be close to selling its entire data and content division to San Francisco based private equity fund Vista Equity Partners. The move sees DAZN divest its entire sports data collection and media rights inventory, which includes the assets of OPTA, Omnisport Video, SportsCloud, Watch & Bet, and RunningBall …

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Racing Post times Intellr launch around Betting on Football

Intellr

Racing Post B2B launched the new B2B sports brand Intellr at last month’s Betting on Football conference. Amongst a strong collection of exhibitors showcasing the latest in sports betting innovation at Stamford Bridge, Intellr launched its flagship in-play football product which provides customers with reliable, high-quality live tipping content. The smart, responsive and agile API bridges the gap between real-time …

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US thinking Playtech appoints Massion & Krumins as corporate advisers

The governance of FTSE gambling technology group Playtech Plc has moved to expand its corporate advisory, confirming the appointments of Anna Massion and John Krumins as new Independent Non-Executive Directors – with immediate effect. Updating investors, Playtech details that the Massion and Krumins appointments will diversify the FTSE firm’s corporate governance capacities and make-up. A seasoned executive in corporate finance …

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Intralot appoints Nicklas Zajdel as digital lead

Athens listed gambling technology and lottery systems supplier Intralot SPA has confirmed the appointment of Nicklas Zajdel as new Chief Digital Officer (CDO). An industry veteran in delivering omni-channel projects and products,  Zajdel joins Intralot’s executive team from Ladbrokes Coral (GVC Holdings) where he formerly served as Managing Director of Digital Solutions and Director of Commercial Operations. A seasoned industry executive, …

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